MOSCOW, 5 Mar - R-Sport, Veronica Genadiev. Crimean clubs will be able to play in competitions under the auspices of the Russian Federation basketball next season, said a member of the Council on competition international basketball Federation (FIBA), honorary Director of RBF Sergey Chernov.
The basketball Federation of Crimea on Thursday joined the RBF. This decision was taken by the Presidium of the RBF. This will enable the Crimean Federation to get registered in the Ministry of sports of Russia, and then to be registered at the regional level. Before the basketball Federation of Ukraine (FBU) has announced about the fact that FIBA has not given permission clubs from the Crimea to connect to the championship of Russia.
FIBA until not know how to behave in the situation you are in. On the one hand, there is a certain political situation, With the reverse - there are athletes With Russian passports, projecting beyond the Crimean team. We took the Federation of Crimea to the RBF. According to the calculations, the Crimean clubs have the opportunity to compete in competitions under the auspices of the RBF next season, and even what teams they come Is a matter of time, "said Chernov on the phone to a journalist Agency" R-Sport ".
With certain difficulties already faced the Crimean football clubs. SCCF, TJC and "Pearl" From the beginning of the season 2014/15 performed in the area South of the second division of the Russian championship. UEFA December 4, 2014 decided to ban teams from the Crimea to participate in the championship of Russia on 1 January 2015. While UEFA has emphasised that the football in the field need to save.